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GPS now simpler than ever with new Mio DigiWalker 136plus

  • 14 March, 2006 17:25

<p>Mio DigiWalker introduces new Mio maps and its new user-friendly Mio DigiWalker 136plus</p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia - March 14, 2006: The Mio DigiWalker 136plus makes directions stress free and simple, so even the most technology challenged will be able to find their way around. The Mio DigiWalker 136plus new and updated maps includes all recently built roads and road closures and the Mio DigiWalker 136plus even warns the driver of over 600 fixed speed and red light cameras.</p>
<p>The highly receptive Mio DigiWalker 136plus uses the latest Sensis Mio map of Australia pre-loaded onto a 512 MB memory card. Once any location in Australia has been entered, the Mio DigiWalker 136plus guides you smoothly to your destination, with clear text and spoken directions. The wide screen and simple user-friendly interface means advanced navigational features can be performed at the push of a button.</p>
<p>The Mio DigiWalker 136plus is sleek, lightweight and fits in your pocket, which makes it one of the most portable GPS devices around. It can easily be attached to your dashboard without fuss, allowing it to be effortlessly swapped and shared between cars.</p>
<p>This new travel companion provides the user with a range of advanced screen options, including a wide view on 2D mode or a high coordination image on 3D mode. The TBT or ‘turn by turn’ mode also ensures driving convenience by allowing the driver to view turns and road names in advance. Difficult lighting conditions are of no concern either with a day/night feature to enhance the visual display. Local points of interest such as hotels, cafes, and petrol stations can also been found effortlessly. The Mio DigiWalker 136plus also comes with the added feature of a built in MP3 player, ideal for anyone who enjoys a large range of music on long trips.</p>
<p>Other products in the Mio range include the Mio DigiWalker 169, which combines PDA and GPS capabilities (RRP $999), the Mio DigiWalker 269plus, which combines GPS with multimedia capabilities (RRP $1199), the Mio DigiWalker 268, providing pure GPS functionality (RRP $899), and now the Mio DigiWalker 136plus combining every great feature you ever wanted in one simple to use unit.</p>
<p>The Mio DigiWalker 136plus is available for purchase from Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi and Domayne. The suggested retail price is $599.</p>
<p>Mio DigiWalker 136plus handheld GPS navigation system-Key specifications
Processor Intel PXA-255 300 MHz
Display 3.5” TFT LCD, LED Backlight, 320 x 240, 65K colours
Memory 32MB Strata Flash ROM, 32MB SRAM
Storage Security Digital slot for memory card and 512MB SD/MMC Card
Communication SiRF GPS module built-in + Patch antenna
Multimedia Interfaces Built in speakers, 3.5mm headphone jack and volume control dial
Dimensions 120 mm (Length) × 71 mm (Width) × 16.5mm (Height)
Weight 163 g</p>
<p>About Mio Technology Ltd (MTL):
MTL‘s operations are worldwide. Foreseeing that the mobile lifestyle and mobile commerce will be mainstays of life in the near future, it is dedicated to the development of mobile communication-enabling devices. Its main business is the manufacture and sales of Mio DigiWalker™-branded mobile communications products, such as smartphones, Pocket PCs, and portable GPS systems. For more information about MTL, please go to <http:></http:></p>
<p>About Synnex Australia:
Synnex Australia is one of the top IT distributors in the Australian market. With over 6,000 resellers, Synnex provides quality computer products, peripherals and components.</p>
<p>Media Information:
Michelle Zahra, Porter Novelli, (02) 8424 8500 or
Mariana Cidade, Porter Novelli, (02) 8424 8500 or
Samuel Faull, Porter Novelli, (02) 8424 8500 or</p>

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